Saleyha Ahsan

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At the call of ‘cardiac arrest’, you swing into action – and try until all hope is gone

Imagine trying to save someone whose heart has stopped. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with rescue breaths is being delivered to maintain essential oxygen flow to the brain. But the heart has not started beating on its own again. How long should the doctor carry on before “making the call”? When should they stop...

Posted by Dr Saleyha Ahsan on 1 February 2018 | 0 Comments

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